Dave Zirin

Politics and Prose 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW, DC

Washington Post sports reporter Michael Lee sits down with Dave Zirin to talk about Zirin’s latest book, The Kaepernick Effect: Taking a Knee, Changing the World.


Gabrielle Union: You Got Anything Stronger?

Warner Theatre 513 13th St. NW

Actress, advocate, and writer Gabrielle Union talks about her latest memoir and all of life’s plot twists. Every ticket purchase comes with a copy of the book.

$35 – $127.59

Lady Bird Johnson, Hidden No More

In her new biography, Julia Sweig tells the story of Lady Bird Johnson, using the former first lady's own words from audio diaries kept during her years in the White […]

$20 – $25

Anderson Cooper

Sixth & I Historic Synagogue 600 I St. NW

The CNN anchor and bestselling author discusses his latest book, Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty, which tells the story of Cooper’s mother’s family, the Vanderbilts.

$20 – $40

John McWhorter

Planet Word 925 13th St. NW, Washington, DC

Columbia University's John McWhorter leads a heated conversation on linguistics, profanity, and his new book Nine Nasty Words: English in the Gutter Then Now, and Forever.


Tarana Burke

Politics and Prose 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW, DC

The woman who started the #MeToo movement discusses her long-awaited memoir about how she came to say “me too” and, ultimately, ignited a global movement against sexual misconduct.


Rhizome’s Outdoor Reading

Rhizome DC 6950 Maple St. NW, Washington, DC

A reading with authors and poets Gabriel Kruis, Stacy Szymaszek, Kimberly Alidio, and Matt Longabucco.    

$5 – $20

Storytime with Rep. Sharice Davids

City-State Brewing 705 Edgewood St. NE, Washington, DC

Congresswoman Sharice Davids (D-KS) will read from her autobiographical children's book  Sharice's Big Voice: A Native Kid Becomes a Congresswoman. There will also be food trucks and activities for kids […]


Esther Foer

Nina McLemore 5310B Western Ave. NW, Chevy Chase, MD

Hear from the activist, author, and the former Executive Director of Sixth & I Synagogue as she discusses her family's Holocaust story and signs copies of her book I Want […]